Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
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Dundee, H. A. 2001. Anura (Frogs). eLS. .
- Published Online: 30 MAY 2001
The order Anura is a widespread group of over 4000 species of frogs and toads, forming part of the class Amphibia. Adult anurans have a short vertebral column, no tail, stout forelimbs and long, webbed hindlimbs used for swimming and leaping. Most species have an aquatic larval stage, the tadpole.
- life cycle;
- skeletal structure;